A Scandinavian clash will earn the winner a spot at the second bracket of BRAVE Combat Federation’s prestigious flyweight world title tournament. Amir “The Prince” Albazi, 26, of Sweden and Abdul “ABBA” Hussein, 22, of Finland will clash at “BRAVE CF 37,” which marks the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion’s debut in Sweden.
BRAVE CF will hold “BRAVE CF 37” at Solnahallen in Stockholm, Sweden on April 18, 2020. Whoever emerges victorious of Albazi vs Hussain will join the Group B of the BRAVE CF Flyweight Tournament alongside other three fighters yet to be announced.
The two matches of the opposite side Group A are already confirmed and will take place at “BRAVE CF 35” in Balneário Camboriú, Catarina, Brazil. Further down the road, the winner of Groups A and B will meet and the winner will be crowned the very first BRAVE CF Flyweight World Champion.
With a professional record of 12 wins and 1 loss, Albazi is currently ranked number two flyweight in the United Kingdom, where he trains out of London Shootfighters. In his last appearance, he defeated Ryan “Chaos” Curtis, 27, of Dublin, Ireland with a first-round key lock submission at “BRAVE CF 29” at the Khalifa Sports City Arena in Isa Town, Bahrain on November 15, 2019.
On the other hand, Hussein currently has 7 wins and 1 loss. Hailing from Espoon Kehehait, Finland, he is currently on a three-bout winning streak inside the BRAVE CF arena with wins over Sylvester “Gladiator” Chipfumbu, 27, of Zimbabwe and South Africa, Jon Chris “Happy Feet” Corton, 26, of the Philippines and Martin “The Diamond” de Beer, 26, of South Africa.
“BRAVE CF 37” will be promoted in association with the local MMA powerhouse AK Fighting Championship. In the main event of the evening, Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev, 25, of Sweden will challenge reigning BRAVE Combat Federation Welterweight Champion Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Jordan.